Home Steps Soul Food

Soul Food

1 min read
0
Step Five is where we begin to learn how to love ourselves. Most of us know something is wrong in the way we’re living, but we have no idea how to address it. When we allow ourselves to get vulnerable with another human being in Step Five, we open a door that creates greater understanding of our personality and character—the good and the not-so-good. In Step Five, pain, guilt, anger, fear, doubt, and pride—emotions that had been feeding our addiction—are exposed and brought to the surface where we can examine and learn from them. Many of us have tried to

To continue reading this story, subscribe or log in below. For US$23, subscribers get one year of access to new Lifeline stories published ten times per year, plus our complete archive of hundreds of stories published since January 2016.

Existing Users Log In
   
New User Registration
*Required field
  • My Whole Sum Value

    Most of my life, I have lived in the extremes of my insanity. I have starved myself, used …
  • Soft Guidance

    In The Twelve Steps and Twelve Traditions of Overeaters Anonymous, Second Edition, it stat…
  • The Great Miracle

    Recently, I was asked to write a response to a newcomer’s question: “What can OA offer me?…
Load More Related Articles
  • My Whole Sum Value

    Most of my life, I have lived in the extremes of my insanity. I have starved myself, used …
  • Grounded by Grace

    After I shared my Fourth Step inventory with my sponsor, taking the Fifth Step, I moved on…
  • First, I Trusted

    At a recent OA speaker meeting, I was struck by a question asked during the Q&A sessio…
Load More By admin
  • Soft Guidance

    In The Twelve Steps and Twelve Traditions of Overeaters Anonymous, Second Edition, it stat…
  • Simplicity and Beauty

    Before program, I dealt with work, family, and friendship challenges through power and man…
  • Generous, Willing, and Responsible

    Studying and working the Seventh Tradition has been one of the most important gifts of my …
Load More In Steps
Comments are closed.

Check Also

My Whole Sum Value

Most of my life, I have lived in the extremes of my insanity. I have starved myself, used …